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By Ramla M. Bandele

ISBN-10: 0252033396

ISBN-13: 9780252033391

This ebook describes how the 1st African American mass political association used to be in a position to achieve aid from through the African diaspora to finance the Black megastar Line, a black service provider marine that might shape the root of an enclave economic climate after global battle I. Ramla M. Bandele explores the concept that of diaspora itself and the way it's been utilized to the learn of émigré and different ethnic networks.

In characterizing the historic and political context of the Black superstar Line, Bandele analyzes the overseas political economic climate in the course of 1919-25 and considers the black politics of the period, focusing fairly on Marcus Garvey's common Negro development organization for its construction of the Black superstar Line. She deals an in-depth case learn of the Black celebrity Line for example of the African diaspora trying to hyperlink groups and perform a transnational political and financial undertaking. Arguing that ethnic networks may be valid actors in overseas politics and economics, Bandele additionally indicates, in spite of the fact that, that activists in any given diaspora don't consistently functionality as a unit.

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